Henry Redman

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The Idea Activists and Police Agree On

The Idea Activists and Police Agree On

Why are cops still being sent to respond to mental health crises?

The Summer of Glenn Grothman

The Summer of Glenn Grothman

Wisconsin representative’s latest brainstorm: suggesting anti-vaccine conspiracy theorist speak to Congress.

Karofsky Swearing In During 100-Mile Run

Karofsky Swearing In During 100-Mile Run

New Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice will take oath 35 miles into a 100-mile ultramarathon.

Most District Attorneys Running Unopposed

Most District Attorneys Running Unopposed

Just 6 of 72 counties in state have contested races. 33 counties haven’t had contested DA race since 2008.

How Pandemic Could Reshape Our Cities

How Pandemic Could Reshape Our Cities

Fewer cars, more housing and sustainable infrastructure in cities like Milwaukee?

Kaul Joins Lawsuit Against ICE Rule

Kaul Joins Lawsuit Against ICE Rule

Colleges have protested rule that could mean international students lose their visas.

Wisconsin Universities Slam ICE Rule

Wisconsin Universities Slam ICE Rule

Rule means international students will have to leave the country if their school doesn't offer in-person classes.

Butler Outspends Milwaukee on Per Capita Policing

Butler Outspends Milwaukee on Per Capita Policing

Report shows Milwaukee trails 11 municipalities in state on per-person police spending.

Republicans Flip-Flop on Local Control

Republicans Flip-Flop on Local Control

First demanded local control of COVID-19 rules, now oppose county restrictions.

Wisconsin Schools’ Racial Inequality Worst in U.S.

Wisconsin Schools’ Racial Inequality Worst in U.S.

A report from a financial services website finds the highest graduation gap in Wisconsin.

AG Sues Department of Education Over For-Profit College Rules

AG Sues Department of Education Over For-Profit College Rules

Secretary DeVos department repealed rules aimed at protecting students from fraud.

State’s Police Forces Have Military Arsenals

State’s Police Forces Have Military Arsenals

Including 42 mine resistant vehicles, 2,300 semi-automatic rifles, dozens of night vision tools.

State Will Soon Mail 2.7 Million Absentee Ballot Applications

State Will Soon Mail 2.7 Million Absentee Ballot Applications

After weeks of discussion, the Wisconsin Elections Commission has approved the ballot application language.

UW System Wants To Borrow for Pandemic Costs

UW System Wants To Borrow for Pandemic Costs

President Ray Cross asks legislature to convene a special session.

Democrat Appointed Chair of State Elections Commission

Democrat Appointed Chair of State Elections Commission

Ann Jacobs will lead commission as it wrestles with election policy during a pandemic.

DACA Families Left Out of Pandemic Aid

DACA Families Left Out of Pandemic Aid

Parents of DACA recipients not eligible for stimulus checks and recipients excluded from emergency education grants.

UW Faculty Blast President’s ‘Power Grab’

UW Faculty Blast President’s ‘Power Grab’

COVID-19 plan by UW System leader Ray Cross will centralize power, they charge.

Elections Commission Notes ‘Lessons Learned’

Elections Commission Notes ‘Lessons Learned’

Report says 23,186 ballots in April election were rejected and 120,989 never returned.

Legislative Candidate Collected Signatures By Mail

Legislative Candidate Collected Signatures By Mail

Deb Andraca received five times the necessary nomination signatures.

Tiffany Wins Northwoods Special Election

Tiffany Wins Northwoods Special Election

Republican wins congressional race by 14 points, down from Trump’s 20 point margin in 2016.

Pandemic Compounds Student Debt Crisis

Pandemic Compounds Student Debt Crisis

64% of Wisconsin’s 2018 graduates had debt, averaging $31,705 per person.

College Graduates Face a Shaky Future

College Graduates Face a Shaky Future

Stressful, awful, sad, graduating into a cratered economy.

Right-Wing Groups Linked to #ReopenWisconsin Campaign

Right-Wing Groups Linked to #ReopenWisconsin Campaign

Members of Americans for Prosperity, American Majority and John Birch Society have their hands in the campaign.

Wisconsin’s Missing Absentee Ballots

Wisconsin’s Missing Absentee Ballots

New Elections Commission data shows huge number of ballots across the state didn’t arrive on time.

Reopen Wisconsin Rally Planned

Reopen Wisconsin Rally Planned

A group is organizing a protest of the stay at home order, much like the one in Michigan.

How Will Candidates Get Nomination Signatures?

How Will Candidates Get Nomination Signatures?

Those running for fall elections can now gather signatures. But how to do this during a pandemic?

Zoombombing, Phishing Threaten Governments

Zoombombing, Phishing Threaten Governments

“What we’re seeing is an increase in all forms of cyberattacks.”

Pandemic Decimates Urban Polling Places

Pandemic Decimates Urban Polling Places

Lack of workers leaves few voting sites open in Milwaukee, Madison, Green Bay, Kenosha, Racine.

Could Quarantine Cause More Domestic Violence?

Could Quarantine Cause More Domestic Violence?

Safer-at-Home not necessarily true for victims of child abuse.

Change Election Laws, Mayors Urge

Change Election Laws, Mayors Urge

Mayors of Green Bay, Appleton, Neenah, call for a vote-by-mail only April election.

Wisconsin Court System Slows to A Crawl

Wisconsin Court System Slows to A Crawl

State courts cancel all "non-essential" duties. Is the justice system still functioning?

Extra Pens, Sanitized Voting Machines

Extra Pens, Sanitized Voting Machines

Voting in spring election will be drastically changed by COVID-19, with many voting by mail.